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[The Evans and Kendrick Families]

Description: Photograph of friends from two families, the Evanses and the Kendricks, seated together and posed for a portrait. Pictured from left to right are Sarah Elizabeth Evans, Sue Kendrick, James M. Kendrick (the child standing in front), Maria Evans Sleeper, Charles Evans, Sr., and Blanche Kendrick holding Charles E. Kendrick in her lap.
Date: 1923

[Family Portrait at the Parker Home]

Description: Photograph of a group of women seated together for a portrait on the porch of Robert Henry Parker's home in Abilene, Texas. Sitting on the first row are Lavinia Parker McDaniel and Nellie Parker Davis Jack. On the second row are Hallie Parker Adams, Sallie Ann Clarke Parker (wife of Robert Henry Parker and matriarch of those around her), and Bettie Parker Kelly. On the top row are Sallie Ann Parker Willis (wife of Thomas Middlebrook Willis), Neva Parker Woodward, and Margaret "Mag" Parker Field Cox.
Date: 1922

[Floyd Arnold "Jim" Crow and Football Team]

Description: Photograph of Floyd Arnold "Jim" Crow and a football team. The men in the first row, sitting cross legged, are, from left to right, unidentified, Ben Dean Sheats, Jack Southern, Garland Fawcett, and a man known as "Cheetah". The men in the second row are marked as Cook, Baughman, Curtis, La Grone, Marrs McLean, and Barney Hamm. Those in the last row are Jim Crow, a man known as "Deacon", Vasey, Goolachek, Mouser, Kazanas, and Lyday. Crow wears a jacket with the letter "B" on it, and Jack Southern holds a football in his lap.
Date: [1920..1930]

[Group Photograph of Men and Women in front of the Waco Public Library]

Description: Photograph of the Men's Bible Class from the Austin Avenue Methodist Church in Waco, Texas; according to the picture this was taken on Gage Memorial Sunday / Easter Sunday 1923. Most of the people in the group are men though there are some women mixed in throughout the crowd. The Waco Public Library is directly behind the group in the photograph. The side of the First Presbyterian Church is seen at a distance.
Date: April 1923

[A House in Hico]

Description: Photograph of a house in Hico, Texas. It is a two-story house with many spires, as well as a wrap-around porch. There are many plants, trees, and flowers in the front yard and on the steps leading up to the front door.
Date: 1920

[John T. Willis, Sr. and Family]

Description: Photograph of John T. Willis, Sr., left, John Todd Willis, Jr., middle, and Clara Evans Willis, left. They stand in the snow, and are dressed accordingly. Clara Willis holds her son's hand. He and his father both look directly at the camera, while Clara Evans smiles at her son.
Date: 1920~

[John T. Willis, Sr. and Family]

Description: Photograph of John T. Willis, Sr., right, Clara E. Willis, middle, and John Todd Willis, Jr., left. They stand in the snow, and are dressed accordingly. Clara Willis holds her son's hand, and John T. Willis, Sr. appears to be holding snowballs in both of his hands. John Todd Willis, Jr. and his father both look directly at the camera, while Clara Evans looks at her husband.
Date: 1920~

[John Todd Willis, Jr. Baby Book]

Description: Scrapbook of photos from John Todd Willis, Jr.'s childhood. They have been pasted throughout the book, and many of them have been labeled. In many of the photos he is being held by aunts or uncles, or playing with cousins. Several pictures have not been pasted down.
Date: 1921/1925
Creator: Willis, Clara Evans

[John Todd Willis, Jr. Baby Book]

Description: Scrapbook of photos from John Todd Willis, Jr.'s childhood. They have been pasted throughout the book on black pages, and many of them have been labeled. Photos of his relatives, by themselves and with him, can also be found in the book. Several pictures have not been pasted down. Many photos were taken at his home, 2025 Colcord Avenue.
Date: 1921/1930
Creator: Willis, Nannie Clara Evans

[John Todd Willis, Jr. Baby Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook detailing the circumstances of John Todd Willis, Jr.'s birth in 1921. Newspaper articles announcing his birth, poems about having a child, and photographs of Willis as a baby are pasted into the book. In addition, his relatives, the gifts given to his parents upon his birth, his height and weight, and his firsts are all recorded in the book.
Date: 1921
Creator: Willis, Nannie Clara Evans